You may have seen discussion lately about IR35 and, in particular, how it is changing for companies in the private sector.
IR35 applies when a self-employed individual contracts with a client via a limited company. The client pays the limited company and in turn the limited company pays the individual. One of the benefits of this is that it typically attracts less tax. HMRC is therefore keen to make sure people using IR35 are genuinely self-employed and are not “disguised employees” using the system to reduce their tax burden.
You may have seen discussion lately about IR35 and, in particular, how it is changing for companies in the private sector. In particular, you may have seen stories how some very large companies are doing away with IR35 contractors completely, the suspicion being it is as a direct result of these changes here.
Well, no, you don’t but not for the reason you might think…
That’s because the changes that are hitting the private sector in 2020 were already brought into the public sector in April 2017. That means that you are required:-
In short, we can help you with all of the above.
IR35: Verify is a suite of services designed to assist you in complying with your legal requirements in respect of IR35. IR35: Verify works by conducting a thorough review of your existing arrangements to identify areas of concern where there may be a risk an IR35 Contractor is a disguised employee.
In particular IR35: Verify can help by:
To learn more about IR35: Verify, including pricing information, please contact Ian Deakin.
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